100 Stories From The Archive

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Edited by Janet Owen

This book is a fascinating collection of stories that highlight the range of material held by the HHS in its unique archive.

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A Goldmine of Memories

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David Winskill reviews “Memories of Tenants of Margaret Hill House”

Margaret Hill House on Middle Lane has always brought to mind a large German Schloss! I think that is because of the big round tower on the corner of Palace Road and the broad, low pitched roof.

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A History of Muswell Hill

A History of Muswell Hill

By Ken Gay

A History of Muswell Hill is the first complete chronological story of Muswell Hill, illustrated from the author’s personal collection.

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A Park for Finsbury

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by Hugh Hayes for The Friends of Finsbury Park For over 250 years the site of Finsbury Park has entertained Londoners. Originally there was just a Teahouse next to a …

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A Vision of Middlesex

A Vision of Middlesex

By Janet Owen and John Hinshelwood

A Vision of Middlesex was published to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Hornsey Historical Society. The book presents a selection of over one hundred and twenty 19th and early 20th Century photographs from the North Middlesex Photographic Society’s survey and record of Middlesex.

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A Vision of Middlesex – Part One

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As the Old Schoolhouse is closed for the time being, we thought we’d share some extracts from HHS publications on over the coming weeks and months. A Vision of Middlesex : …

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A Vision of Middlesex – Part Three

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As the Old Schoolhouse is closed for the time being, we thought we’d share some extracts from HHS publications over the coming weeks and months. A Vision of Middlesex : The …

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A Vision of Middlesex – Part Two

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As the Old Schoolhouse is closed for the time being, we thought we’d share some extracts from HHS publications over the coming weeks and months. A Vision of Middlesex : The …

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Alexandra Palace and People

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by Fred Clark

These stories are from Fred Clark’s reminiscences of the interesting people he met, and of some of the problems and pleasures which came to him and his growing family.

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Alexandra Palace Theatre

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By Marlene McAndrew

Focusing on this fascinating part of Alexandra Palace, currently undergoing major restoration, this booklet is an updated chapter from Marlene McAndrew’s, Lost Theatres of Haringey (2007).

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